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Microsoft confirms Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition for October

Microsoft confirms Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition for October

A Game of the Year edition of Halo 4 will arrive at retail this October, Microsoft has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2013 at 6:40AM in News
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire

The electronics giant and Xbox firm has announced that CEO Steve Ballmer will retire within the next 12 months.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 2:29PM in News
Ryse: Son of Rome will include multiplayer microstransactions

Ryse: Son of Rome will include multiplayer microstransactions

Players will be able to buy booster packs for the multiplayer mode in Microsoft's Roman-themed Xbox One launch game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 11:39AM in News
GameStop first-to-know lists: 1.5m members for PS4, 700k for Xbox One

GameStop first-to-know lists: 1.5m members for PS4, 700k for Xbox One

There’s a long list of GameStop customers lined up for an Xbox One, and an even longer list for a PS4.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 4:12AM in News

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Stuttering Xbox One Dead Rising 3 performance will improve, Capcom insists

Stuttering Xbox One Dead Rising 3 performance will improve, Capcom insists

Capcom hopes to address the apparent technical struggles suffered by its Dead Rising 3 Xbox One gameplay demo at Gamescom.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 4:05PM in News
Xbox One U-turns all part of Microsoft's "two-way conversation" with gamers

Xbox One U-turns all part of Microsoft's "two-way conversation" with gamers

The changes to Xbox One's policies and features aren't a sign of weakness – they show the "strength" of Microsoft's interaction with consumers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 10:10AM in News
Harrison says Xbox One launch line-up is the best in console history

Harrison says Xbox One launch line-up is the best in console history

A bullish Phil Harrison has said that he thinks the Xbox One will launch with “the best line-up of games in the history of consoles”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2013 at 2:21PM in News
MCV's first - and free - Gamescom show daily is online now

MCV's first - and free - Gamescom show daily is online now

The very first MCV Gamescom daily magazine is available now.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 21st 2013 at 7:17AM in News

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OPINION: Xbox's Gamescom fight back. Is the console war back on?

OPINION: Xbox's Gamescom fight back. Is the console war back on?

If there's one thing Sony can feel pleased about after Xbox's pre-Gamescom announcements, is that it got it right in the first place.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2013 at 12:41PM in News
Xbox One launch line-up confirmed

Xbox One launch line-up confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed over 20 games for the launch line-up for the Xbox One.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 20th 2013 at 12:39PM in News
Xbox One gets Call of Duty: Ghosts bundle

Xbox One gets Call of Duty: Ghosts bundle

Activision's best-selling shooter will be available bundled with Xbox One, Microsoft has announced.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 20th 2013 at 10:55AM in News
Confirmed: FIFA 14 comes free with Xbox One

Confirmed: FIFA 14 comes free with Xbox One

As we announced yesterday, European consumers who pre-order Xbox One will receive a copy of FIFA 14 for free.

Microsoft announced it today at its pre-Gamescom press conference. The ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2013 at 10:46AM in News

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Two free Xbox One dev kits for indies as Microsoft tries to woo small studios

Two free Xbox One dev kits for indies as Microsoft tries to woo small studios

Microsoft has announced its new indie games developer programme in a bid to win over small studios.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2013 at 10:25AM in News
Microsoft explains how to import an Xbox One

Microsoft explains how to import an Xbox One

Seemingly keen to soften the blow for gamers in Nordic and Benelux, Microsoft has pointed out that Xbox One can be imported.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2013 at 9:24AM in News
Microsoft closing Games for Windows Live marketplace

Microsoft closing Games for Windows Live marketplace

Microsoft will shut down Games for Windows Live and cease selling products through the PC games marketplace, the firm has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 16th 2013 at 9:00AM in News

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Blake's 7 to be revived as Xbox exclusive

Blake's 7 to be revived as Xbox exclusive

The Financial Times reports today that Microsoft has replaced the sci-fi dedicated channel Syfy as the backer of a rebooted Blake’s 7.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 15th 2013 at 4:29PM in News
There will be no Kinect-less Xbox One SKU, Microsoft says

There will be no Kinect-less Xbox One SKU, Microsoft says

Microsoft’s strategic shift regarding Xbox One and Kinect will only stretch so far.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2013 at 10:17AM in News
Xbox One 'Season Pass Guarantee' offers 360 DLC rollover

Xbox One 'Season Pass Guarantee' offers 360 DLC rollover

Microsoft has introduced the Season Pass Guarantee program, allowing players to receive Xbox 360 DLC on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2013 at 7:45AM in News
Microsoft hires Valve's former director of business

Microsoft hires Valve's former director of business

Valve's ex-director of business Jason Holtman has joined Microsoft, Holtman himself has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2013 at 7:17AM in News
Xbox One release date delayed for some European territories

Xbox One release date delayed for some European territories

Microsoft has tonight confirmed that the Xbox One roll-out in Europe will now be staggered across the end of 2013 and start of 2014.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 14th 2013 at 7:19PM in News
Microsoft "has come full circle" on indies, InXile boss claims

Microsoft "has come full circle" on indies, InXile boss claims

The CEO of indie developer InXile has claimed that Microsoft has completely reversed its approach to indies on Xbox One in the space of just 90 days.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2013 at 11:41AM in News
VIDEO: Microsoft explores new Xbox One controller

VIDEO: Microsoft explores new Xbox One controller

A new video from Microsoft details some of the improvements made in Xbox One’s new joypad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2013 at 10:36AM in News
Xbox One joypad PC compatibility planned for 2014

Xbox One joypad PC compatibility planned for 2014

Microsoft has plans to add PC compatibility to the Xbox One’s swanky new joypad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2013 at 9:40AM in News